The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.22Happy Mothers’ Day! Husbands, Sons, Daughters – give your Mum a break today and if you’re not acquainted with the washing machine you could always take your smalls to the laundrette. This one is in North Finchley, N12.
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The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 111OK not so much tourist but perhaps turning Londoners into tourists, we find ourselves today in Victoria and at a Travel Agents. I would have thought the Travel Agent is in quite severe decline due to Internet holiday booking. I have always found Victoria a strange place quite transient it’s almost like a port of entry with the coach station....
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No. 77Ahhhhh Oxford Street, Europe’s busiest shopping street. ‘Oxford Street offers an unrivalled shopping experience thanks to its exciting mix of high street fashion and international brands’. Between the 12th century and 1782 it was variously known as Tyburn Road (after the River Tyburn that ran just to the south of it, and now flows underneath...
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 112As fast as I start a theme I seem to leave it. I guess I want to share the breadth of shops that feature in The Tower. Having spent so long working with each and every one, I have fallen in love with them all. Today we’re in West Norwood, Norwood Road. A place I had never been too but a gold mine for interesting shops. I love this Launderette/...
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 122Shoes Shoes Shoes (& Boots) not just fashion 129 Whitechapel Road E1 today and we’re off to buy some work clothes.
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.88Back to regular Sunday service and we find ourselves back in Harlesden, one of my favourite places for shop fronts.Christian book shop today.
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 110Back to tourist London and Queensway W2 today. Doesn’t automatically strike me as a tourist hotspot but there are quite a few souvenir shops and bureau de change up this way. Anyway love the fact that this is nice and close to Big Ben so why not use the name….
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day 126Trendy Hoxton and one for the Germans….no nonsense barbers. I must say I am falling more and more in love with the shops in the middle of The Tower, you really realise how unique each one is.
The Tower of Babel – Shop of the Day No.26With the rich/poor divide growing and low social mobility being further eroded away, perhaps the ladder shop on Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, E10 is what we need….